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Graves Earns World Cup Silver for Third Time at the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final in Gothenburg

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 6, 2019, 9:41 AM EST

Laura Graves and Verdades (Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo) Gothenburg, Sweden – In the dramatic conclusion of the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final, Laura Graves and her loyal mount Verdades piaffed their way to silver in front of an enthusiastic Swedish crowd of more than 11,500. Showing the strength of the American dressage program, all three U.S. combinations broke the top seven with scores over 80%. “I was thrilled. [Verdades] was so rideable, and I was just really thrilled...

Madden Moves Up, Tied for Fourth After Round II of Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 5, 2019, 4:32 AM EST

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS (Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo) Gothenburg, Sweden – With ground to cover, the U.S. combinations headed into Friday evening’s Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final II looking to improve their positions in the second round of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Final. Round II saw a shift in the leaderboard, and Madden and Breitling LS jumped a commanding and nearly flawless round to place fifth in the class and fourth overall. After jumping a...

Graves Takes Second with All U.S. Dressage Combinations in Top Eight in FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final Grand Prix

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 5, 2019, 4:31 AM EST

Laura Graves and Verdades (Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo) Gothenburg, Sweden – With poise and grace, the U.S. dressage combinations trotted down centerline on Friday ready to represent American dressage. Their hard work and dedication paid off, resulting in all three combinations placing in the top eight in the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final Grand Prix. Laura Graves and Verdades led the way for the U.S., placing second on 80.109% closely behind Germany’s Isabel Werth. Graves...

Madden Leads the Way for U.S. Jumping at Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final in Gothenburg

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 4, 2019, 3:14 PM EST

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS (Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo) Gothenburg, Sweden – Riding against some of the best athletes in the world, the U.S. jumping combinations battled their way through Thursday evening’s Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final I (Jumping Speed Class), the first round of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Final at the Gothenburg Horse Show. In the end, two-time World Cup Final champion Beezie Madden placed 10th, leading the way for the U.S. Riding in her...

Strong U.S. Dressage Contingent Sets Sights on 2019 FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 4, 2019, 9:58 AM EST

Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo Gothenburg, Sweden – Three strong dressage combinations will represent the U.S. in the 2019 FEI Dressage World Cup Final at the Gothenburg Horse Show in the Scandanavium Arena. With three of the four U.S. team silver medalists from the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 in tow, the U.S. will make a strong push to finish in top positions. Eighteen athletes from 12 countries including defending champion Isabel Werth (Germany), and top riders...

Reigning Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final Champion Madden Leads U.S. Jumping Contingent to Gothenburg

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 3, 2019, 6:06 AM EST

Madden and Breitling LS (Photo by Andrea Evans/US Equestrian) Gothenburg, Sweden – Top American jumpers are qualified, prepared, and ready to compete at the 2019 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Final, April 3-7 at the Gothenburg Horse Show in the Scandanavium Arena alongside three of the U.S.’s top dressage combinations. With the reigning Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Final champion and runner-up in tow, the U.S. contingent will face some of the world’s toughest competition as...

US Equestrian Renews Sponsorship with Triple Crown Nutrition®, Inc.

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 27, 2019, 4:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce that Triple Crown Nutrition, Inc. has renewed its sponsorship in 2019. Triple Crown Nutrition remains the “Official Feed Sponsor of US Equestrian” and has been a vital sponsor, offering the latest in feed innovation to help horses compete at their maximum level. As part of the MemberPerks program, US Equestrian members can purchase 12 bags of Triple Crown and receive one FREE bag of the lowest cost feed purchased....

US Equestrian Announces Combinations for the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final and Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final Gothenburg 2019

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 26, 2019, 2:42 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete/horse combinations that will represent the United States at the FEI Dressage World Cup Final and Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Final, April 3-7. Both competitions will serve as the main events of the Gothenburg Horse Show held at Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. The following U.S. dressage combinations will compete based on their results in FEI Dressage World Cup qualifying events from the North American League held...

Team Erik Duvander Victorious in First USEF/USET Foundation North American Futures Team Challenge

by United States Eventing Association | Mar 25, 2019, 4:13 PM EST

Raeford, N.C. - It was a great weekend of competition at the Cloud 11~Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CCI and Horse Trial in Raeford, N.C., and the USEF/USET Foundation North American Futures Team Challenge added an extra element of excitement to the event. Eight athletes had the opportunity to compete on two teams: Team Erik Duvander and Team Leslie Law. They started their week with two days of team training at the Carolina Horse Park before the competition got underway on Thursday...

US Equestrian Announces FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final U.S. Contingent

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Mar 22, 2019, 11:15 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the following athletes will compete at the 2019 FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final in Saumur, France, from April 18-20. Chef d’Equipe Jennifer Arntsen will lead the talented U.S. contingent as they seek top scores across the board. Individual Male Final : Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.) Pas de Deux Final : Daniel Janes (Moss Beach, Calif.) and Haley Smith (Woodside, Calif.) Stay up to date with the U.S. vaulting contingent...